No. Currently, there are no marijuana dispensaries in the City of Westland. However, according to Section 27-5 of the Westland Code of Ordinances, the city can issue licenses for the operation of marijuana retailers. Retailers and medical marijuana provisioning centers are permitted in the commercial business (CB-1); shopping center commercial business (CB-2); general commercial business (CB-3); and vehicle service district (CB-4), as identified in the Westland zoning ordinance.
No. Medical marijuana dispensaries do not exist in the City of Westland. However, Section 27-5 of the city code permits the operations of medical marijuana provisioning centers. Hence, medical marijuana dispensaries are allowed in the city.
No. There are no online weed dispensaries in Westland.
No dispensaries exist in the City of Westland.
Although there are presently no dispensaries in the city, the Westland Code of Ordinances contains operational requirements for marijuana dispensaries. These requirements include:
It is prohibited for any dispensary business to allow the use, consumption, or inhalation of marijuana or marijuana products on site
It is illegal to sell or consume alcoholic beverages on dispensary sites
A dispensary may be open to the public only between 10:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Dispensaries may not operate drive-through services at their business locations
Dispensaries may not be sited within 1,000 feet of a school providing education in kindergarten or grades 1 through 12
Dispensaries may not be located within 250 feet of any residentially zoned property or 5,000 feet of any other business
No dispensary may commence retail operations in Westland without obtaining a state cannabis business license and a City of Westland Business Permit
Westland dispensaries must track cannabis sales made on their premises
Recreational cannabis may not be sold to persons without valid IDs showing they are 21 or older
A dispensary may only sell medical cannabis to a qualifying patient, primary caregiver, or visiting qualifying patient in compliance with Medical Marijuana Facilities Rule 74
The following recreational cannabis rules adopted from the Michigan Taxation and Regulation of Marijuana Act are in operation in the City of Westland:
Individuals of legal age, that is, 21 or older in Westland, are allowed to have up to two and one-half ounces of cannabis, with no more than 15 grams of that amount in the form of marijuana concentrate
No more than ten ounces of cannabis may be possessed, stored, or processed from cultivated cannabis at home. Also, no more than 12 marijuana plants may be grown for personal use at home
Giving away without remuneration two and one-half ounces of cannabis to a person aged 21 or older is legal as long as the transfer is not promoted or advertised to the public
Consumption of marijuana in a public place is illegal
Operating or being in physical control of an aircraft, motorboat, snowmobile, or vehicle under the influence of marijuana is illegal
Transferring marijuana or marijuana accessories to persons under 21 is illegal
Possessing marijuana accessories on the grounds of a school or correctional facility is illegal
If you have a qualifying medical condition under the Michigan Medical Marijuana Program (MMMMP), you may be able to access medical marijuana in the City of Westland. The Michigan Medical Marijuana Act/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-Initiated-Law-1-of-2008) of 1998 makes medical cannabis use legal for qualifying patients statewide who register with the MMMP. Before enrolling in the program, you must get a medical cannabis recommendation from a state-licensed physician approved to issue such a certification.
Under the MMMP, patients must obtain medical marijuana cards, allowing them to purchase medical cannabis at Michigan-licensed dispensaries legally. Even though there are currently no medical marijuana provisioning centers in Westland, patients who have obtained medical cannabis cards in the city can use the cards to purchase medical cannabis from other Michigan locations.
According to the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act:
Registered patients with valid medical marijuana cards are allowed to purchase up to 2.5 ounces per day and 10 ounces of medical cannabis every 30 days
Registered patients may use medical cannabis on private property, but the public use of medical cannabis is prohibited
Medical cannabis use on federal lands and properties is illegal
Patients and their primary caregivers are allowed to cultivate up to 12 cannabis plants in secure spaces. Caregivers must apply for and obtain Michigan commercial cultivation licenses to cultivate more than 12 cannabis plants
Employers in Westland are not bound by law to permit medical marijuana use at work
The Michigan Medical Marijuana Program issues medical marijuana cards to qualifying patients who have applied to the program for enrollment. The program defines qualifying patients as persons with approved conditions who reside in Michigan jurisdictions and have obtained recommendations for medical marijuana use from Michigan-licensed Doctors of Medicine or Osteopathy. The program requires one medical cannabis recommendation for persons aged 18 and older and two recommendations from different healthcare practitioners for persons under 18.
After getting a medical cannabis recommendation, visit the Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) Portal to commence an application online and provide the required documentation. If you opt to complete your application by mail, submit the following:
A completed application form
Your medical cannabis recommendation or certification
Proof of Westland residency
A copy of your State of Michigan driver's license, a signed voter registration, or a Michigan Secretary of State-issued ID. If you submit a voter registration identification, you must also submit a copy of a valid government-issued document with your date of birth and name
A $40 application fee
You may submit the completed application to:
Michigan Medical Marijuana Program
P.O. Box 30083
Lansing, MI 48909
For more information on completing an application for a Michigan medical marijuana card in Westland, review the instructional guides on the Cannabis Regulatory Agency website. Your medical marijuana card will typically be issued 2-3 weeks after submitting your application.
You can use cannabis in Westland in the privacy of your own home but not in public spaces, on federal land, or in a vehicle.
You cannot yet purchase cannabis legally in the city as there are no dispensaries operating in Westland.
There are no retail stores selling cannabis legally in the city.
Cannabis sales do not yet occur in Westland, as no dispensaries currently exist in the city.
No. Smoking in public locations in Westland is illegal.
Westland adults aged 21 or older are allowed to have:
71 grams of marijuana in public
10 ounces of cannabis stored in locked containers at home
15 grams of marijuana concentrates
12 cannabis plants
Patients registered with the Michigan Medical Marijuana Program can have:
71 grams of cannabis flower
36 ounces of cannabis (liquid form)
16 ounces of cannabis (solid form)
0.53 ounces of concentrated marijuana
12 marijuana plants
According to federal law, transporting cannabis across state lines in Westland is considered illegal. Note that federal law regulates the transportation of marijuana between states and classifies cannabis as a controlled substance.
Yes. You can order cannabis online in Westland.
No. There are currently no dispensaries in Westland. Also, in accordance with Section 27-23 of the Westland Code of Ordinance, a marijuana dispensary may only be open to the public between 10:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Although there are currently no dispensaries in Westland, Westland law allows out-of-state patients to use medical marijuana provisioning centers in the city. Per state law, tourists can also purchase recreational cannabis if they are 21 or older when adult-use cannabis retail stores open in the city.
There are no dispensaries to visit in the City of Westland. Per state and local laws, adult-use cannabis buyers need valid government-issued IDs showing they are 21 or older, while medical cannabis buyers need valid medical marijuana cards.
There are presently no dispensaries in Westland.
You cannot yet visit a Westland cannabis dispensary as no dispensaries exist in the city.
None. There are no authorized cannabis retailers in the City of Westland.
Westland has not licensed any dispensary to operate within its limits.
According to Michigan law, qualified cannabis buyers can visit multiple dispensaries in one day. However, as of now, there are no dispensaries in Westland.
Marijuana dispensaries do not exist in Westland.
Per state law, dispensaries are required to use the Metrc system to track sales. However, there are no weed dispensaries in the City of Westland.
There are no dispensaries in Westland, but state law requires recreational cannabis buyers to be 21 or older to enter dispensaries, while medical cannabis buyers must be at least 18.
The Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA) regulates cannabis activities in the City of Westland. Using the contact information on its website, you can contact the CRA.
You may report illegal cannabis activities in Westland to the Cannabis Regulatory Agency through the agency’s Enforcement Division at:
Cannabis Regulatory Agency
P.O. Box 30205
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone Number: (517) 284-8599
Alternatively, use the CRA Online Complaint System or contact the Westland Police Department by calling the PD at (734) 722-9600 to file a report.